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Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy

Grades: 9-12
99 Terrace View Avenue
Bronx NY 10463
Phone: 718-563-6678

Our Insights

What’s Special

Classes in computer science and engineering

The Downside

Poor attendance and academic performance

Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy (BETA), which shares the John F. Kennedy Campus with other small schools, began as a program affiliated with Manhattan College's School of Engineering. All students are expected to complete four years of math, technology/engineering, and science. There are classes in computer science and engineering.

Unfortunately, most students enter with poor academic skills. Attendance is poor and the graduation rate is below the citywide average. 

Admissions: Students are admitted according to Educational Option formula designed to ensure a mix of low- and high-achieving students. Priority goes to students who attend an open house and submit a writing exercise onsite. (Saba Sebhatu, web reports and DOE data, October 2018)


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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot

Free or reduced priced lunch
Students with disabilities
English language learners

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
68% Citywide Average

For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Bronx Engineering & Technology Academy (BETA)
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Program Description:

BETA's New York State certified CTE architectural engineering program. Engineering and technology is used as a lens through which everyday problems are analyzed, approached, and solved. Students are required to complete four years of math, science, and technology. Students are required to earn a 75 or higher on the English Regents and a 70 or higher on the Math Regents.


Language Courses


Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History


Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Golf, Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools
NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location


Kingsbridge (District 10)
Trains: 1 Line to Marble Hill-225th St
Buses: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, Bx9, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2, M100


Mark House
Parent Coordinator
Margarita Graham Brice

Other Details

Shared campus?
This school shares the John F. Kennedy Educational Campus with six other schools
Metal detectors?

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